Emotional Resilience for Tech Leaders

2 Days

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Cohort-based Course

Evidence-backed protocols to self-regulate your emotions so you can scale yourself as a leader. Taught to 800+ students over 5 years.

Previous Students Hail From

Apple
IDEO
Google
SpaceX
YouTube

Course overview

Upgrade Your Nervous System Capacity + Invest in Burnout Insurance

Resilience Is No Longer a Luxury

Rates of anxiety, overwhelm and burnout are at an all-time high amongst founders and C-suite leaders. Nor is this surprising given that few are taught how to listen to the interoceptive feedback from their body or consciously self-regulate.


The Impact of Accumulated Emotional Debt

Worse still, prolonged periods of high-stress cause 'allostatic overload' to accumulate—this increases the fragility of our nervous system, leading to anxiety, degraded performance & ultimately, exhaustion.


The Impact on Decision-Making

With fragile nervous systems, our decision-making capacity is compromised, and the vicious cycle ensues — with the best case continuing to cope in a state of perpetual mild disassociation. This state of being is far from conducive to effective, courageous, and creative leadership.


Learn How to Embrace Intensity

The leaders we are inspired by have one thing in common — they possess grounded and regulated nervous systems, which act as a tuning fork for the rest of their team. They embrace intensity whilst maintaining the emotional agility and bandwidth to hold space for colleagues... and can sustain this over time without burning themselves out.


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You Will Be In Exceptional Company

Previous students have hailed from Google, Amazon, Salesforce, Youtube, Apple, Space X, IDEO, Disney, Airbnb, Meta, Adobe, Polygon, Slack, Microsoft, Paramount, Netflix.

Does This Sound Like You?

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Long-Term Ambitious Founders looking to hustle responsibly without accumulating emotional debt.

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C-suite Executives and Senior Leaders looking to level-up their embodied decision making in high-stakes environments.

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Team Leaders, VPs and PMs who wish to act as a grounding & calm presence for those looking to them for inspiration.

What You Will Learn

1. Understand the Emotional Debt Framework

+ Learn to hold space for team members who may be experiencing overwhelm

+ Explore how we incur emotional debt when we experience stress, but don’t fully digest it. 

2. Build Your Resilience Toolkit

+ Learn how to regulate your nervous system to build a greater capacity

+ Learn how to leverage breath protocols to shift your state in real-time

3. Learn the Science of Resilient Decision-Making

+ How to improve your capacity for interoception to make better decisions

+ The connection between emotional stagnation and avoiding difficult conversations.

4. Uncover The Ten Barriers to Resilience

+ Increase confidence in your ability to respond in the face of stress calmly

+ Exploration of what blocks our innate capacity to move through adversity?

5. Rewire Maladaptive Stress Responses

+ Learn how to take conscious control of your nervous system and rewire reactivity

+ Break-free from an over-reliance on stimulants & invest in insurance against burnout

6. Increase Your Window of Tolerance to Reactivity

+ Increase your capacity to recover from stressful situations, as measured by resting HRV

+ Research-backed protocols that improve blood chemistry & nervous system wellbeing

7. Explore Protocols for Self-Regulating Emotions

+ Understand why the primacy of facts over feelings is actually a myth

+ Improve ventral vagal tone to create more energy, deeper rest & heightened creativity.

8. The Art of Giving + Receiving Support

+ Explore what gets in the way of asking for help more effectively

+ Social Cartography: mapping support structures across mental, physical and emotional areas.

This course includes

2 interactive live sessions

Lifetime access to course materials

In-depth lessons

Direct access to instructor

Projects to apply learnings

Guided feedback & reflection

Private community of peers

Course certificate upon completion

Maven Satisfaction Guarantee

This course is backed by Maven’s guarantee. You can receive a full refund within 14 days after the course ends, provided you meet the completion criteria in our refund policy.

Course syllabus

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  • Week 1

    Sep 27—Sep 28

    Week dates are set to instructor's time zone

    Nothing scheduled for this week.

See what people are saying

        "The masterclass gave me both wisdom and practical tools to grow and lead during an especially complex time in both professional and private life. Jonny was a fantastic facilitator and I really enjoyed how the masterclass was set up—this enabled almost instant trust and dialogue between the participants.
Sami Niemelä

Sami Niemelä

founding partner & creative director at Nordkapp
        Jonny’s workshop for our leaders and designers at IDEO was engaging, enlightening, and enlivening, walking us through the benefits of embodied breathwork compared to top-down protocols like meditation. He deftly answered our questions and put words into action with interactive demonstrations and lived wisdom.
Nathan Paterson 

Nathan Paterson 

Executive Product & Design Leader. ex-IDEO, ex-Disney
        "Jonny's masterclass was full of great nuggets that could be implemented right away, The experiential approach kept it engaging, while still covering a ton of content. Jonny didn’t just educate us about what works, he also backed it up with the research and data on why it worked."
Steve Messinetti

Steve Messinetti

President & CEO Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East
        I might make Jonny's workshops a requirement for my portfolio founders. I know I plan to recommend this to every founder and VC I work with. The materials are so much richer than I could have imagined.
Julie Fredrickson

Julie Fredrickson

Former founder & investor at Chaotic Capital
        “This gave me powerful tools in my personal toolbox. It helps me be more present, ground myself, and regulate my energy through the ups & downs of running a startup.
Ben Kellie

Ben Kellie

previously full-time Launch + Test Engineer at SpaceX, currently CEO at The Launch Co.
        Jonny's training opened a door to a space that I barely knew existed. And now that I do, my life is the better for it. This program is going to positively impact me for years to come.”
Brian Portnoy

Brian Portnoy

Founder of Shaping Wealth and author of ‘The Geometry of Wealth’
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Meet your instructor

Jonny Miller

Jonny Miller

Executive Coach + Founder of Nervous System Mastery

Jonny is the founder of Nervous System Mastery and has spent thousands of cumulative hours researching, training & mentoring high-performers and professionals — from the CEO of a rocket-launch company to startup founders recovering from burnout as well as busy parents, early-stage entrepreneurs & fire-fighters.


Jonny also interviews world-class coaches, writers and thinkers on the Curious Humans Podcast.

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Alumni Story

Hear from one of Jonny's former students — entrepreneur Cam Houser
Free resource

Emotional Resilience in Leadership Report

This interactive report – co-authored with Jan Chipcase of Studio D — shares a summary of the Emotional Resilience in Leadership survey. Completed by 261 respondents from 43 countries with 26 follow-up phone interviews.


Report highlights include:

  • The Shadow Stressor framework to identify and mitigate stressors, which are the causes of burnout.
  • The Resilience & Emotional Debt (RED) framework, to understand how the likelihood of burnout builds over time, and how we post-hoc rationalise the burnout experience.
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Learning is better with cohorts

Learning is better with cohorts

Be a scientist of your own experience

We all have different bodies and different nervous systems and differing commitments — there is no one-size fits all approach.

Learning is optimal when embedded within community

Genuine learning rarely happens in a vacuum but ought to be subject to cycles of feedback.

Knowledge is a rumour until it lives in the muscle

Passively consuming dense content is borderline useless — benefits arise from consistent repetition.

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